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Contemporary Positions on Aesthetics and Politics beyond Identity and Representation

Alwast, Peter


This presentation will survey recent artistic and theoretical positions that move beyond conventional understandings of aesthetics and politics in contemporary art. Artworks from Australia and the United States shall be discussed which have capacity to confound conventions of intelligibility associated with identity driven art. Although it is impossible to either completely affirm or deny the validity of identity politics in contemporary art, this paper will seek to outline possible...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Conference paper
Source: Beyond Identity Politics: Global Challenges & Humanistic Responses
Access Rights: Open Access


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